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  • Acsis, SupplyScape Team for E-Pedigrees

    By Beth Bacheldor

    Companies can use the combined solution to manage readers on a production line and seamlessly transmit data to e-pedigree documents.

  • CISC Launches RFID Tag Evaluation System

    CISC Semiconductor has announced a new RFID tag evaluation tool combining hardware and software from National Instruments. It is targeted at everyone from tag manufacturers to end users to RFID test labs as a solution for robust, scientific testing and measurement of RFID tags.

  • RFID Teaches Horses Table Manners

    By Rhea Wessel

    A Swedish company has developed an RFID feeder that apportions food automatically and provides data to manage each horse's health.

  • DHS Grants Alien Subsidiary SAFETY Act Liability Coverage

    By Mary Catherine O'Connor

    Alien-owned Quatrotec, a provider of RFID-enabled baggage and cargo-handling systems, is now protected by legislation designed to help foster the development of anti-terrorism technology.

  • Keynote Speakers Announced for EPC Connection 2007

    By Alexander C.H. Skorna and André Richter

    Maersk Line CIO Monica Laufenberg and Handleman CIO Khaled Haram will head a lineup of early adopters presenting at the conference and exhibition, which will take place Oct. 2-4 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Chicago.

  • Savi Announces Six RFID E-Seal IP Licensees

    Savi Technology announced that six firms have licensed its electronic container seal intellectual property, which was incorporated earlier this year as part of the ISO 18185 standard for e-seals. The company intends for its licensing program to accelerate adoption of the ISO 18185 standard and active RFID e-seal solutions overall.

  • RFID Vendors to Demonstrate Benefits of Item-level Apparel Tagging

    By Alexander C.H. Skorna and André Richter

    Avery Dennison, Motorola and Vue Technology will run a live "Dock to Stock" demonstration at the RFID Journal—AAFA Apparel & Footwear Summit, illustrating how RFID can deliver benefits throughout the supply chain.

  • New RTLS Tag Combines RFID and Infrared

    RF Code introduced a combination radio frequency and infrared RTLS tag that it says provides more location precision and is more cost effective to deploy than traditional RTLS. The tag is indicative of new technology and business strategies the company recently put in place.

  • Trade Show Badges Trigger Targeted Messages

    By Mary Catherine O'Connor

    Alliance Tech's system employs long-range passive EPC RFID tags to identify conference attendees and play select informational videos on nearby screens, as well as generate sales leads.

  • MasterCard, Banco Posta Plan Italian PayPass Pilot

    By Claire Swedberg

    The project, planned to take place in Milan and Rome, will be the first European pilot involving RFID-enabled prepaid payment cards.

  • Milan's Malpensa Airport Prepares for RFID Baggage Handling

    By Rhea Wessel

    The airport plans to install the RFID system in two phases over the next three months, with its current bar-code system running simultaneously as a backup.

  • RFID News Roundup

    Sokymat's new EPC Gen 2 asset-tracking tag and compact HF tags; Emerson & Cuming announces new metal-mount tag; Schreiner buys X-ident; HF tag maker opens Brazilian plant to serve growing market; Newham College launches RFID lab; NFC Forum issues tag specs; RFID growth expected to triple in U.S. health-care sector.

  • RFID Ensures Surgeons Have No Bones to Pick with Supplier

    Artificial knee joints and other replacement orthopedic products come in kits that contain dozens of components, many of which go unused during the surgery. Orthopedic manufacturer Zimmer is using RFID to ensure the right components are included in kits, and that they are identified and sorted correctly when returned.

  • FamilyMart Demonstrates RFID's Convenience to Customers

    By Claire Swedberg

    At two of the retailer's busiest Tokyo stores, item-level tagging and RFID-enabled payment cards enabled the merchant to double the number of customers it could serve per hour.

  • Microsoft COO Kevin Turner to Deliver Keynote Address at EPC Connection

    By Alexander C.H. Skorna and André Richter

    EPCglobal North America and RFID Journal announced today that Turner will speak at the conference and exhibition, to be held in Chicago on Oct. 2-4.

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